Duke
A duke (male) (British English: /djuːk/ or American English: /duːk/) or duchess (female) can either be a monarch ruling over a duchy or a member of the nobility, historically of highest rank below the...
Duke (Lombard)
Among the Lombards, the duke or dux was the man who act as political and military commander of a set of "military families" (the Fara), irrespective of any territorial appropriation.
The proper Lo...
Royal Dukedoms in the United Kingdom
In the British peerage, a royal duke is a duke who is a member of the British Royal Family, entitled to the style of His Royal Highness. Royal dukedoms are the highest titles in the British roll of pe...
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List of dukedoms in Portugal
The highest hereditary title in the Portuguese monarchy. By tradition, there are a total of five royal and seven non-royal dukes in Portugal, out of 28 dukedoms that have ever been created. In the maj...
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List of dukedoms in Spain
This is a list of dukedoms in Spain. All hold the court rank of grandee, i.e. grandee of the realm, which has precedence over all other feudatories. Very often a single inheritance includes a whole li...
Dukes of Swedish Provinces
Duchies in Sweden have been allotted since the 13th century to powerful Swedes, almost always to Princes of Sweden (only in some of the dynasties) and wives of the latter. From the beginning these duc...
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Dukes in France
The title of Duke was the highest title in the French nobility during the time of the monarchy in France.
The highest precedence in the realm, attached to a feudal territory, was given to the twel...
Dukes in Italy, Germany and Austria
The following is a list of historic duchies in Europe:
The Austrian lands:The Habsburg dukes came to style themselves Archdukes.
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Equivalents of Duke outside Europe
Some titles of nobility outside Europe may be considered as equivalents of Duke.Like other major Western noble titles, Duke is sometimes used to render (translate) certain titles in non-western langua...
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Ethiopian aristocratic and court titles
Until the end of the Ethiopian monarchy in 1974, there were two categories of nobility in Ethiopia. The Mesafint (Ge'ez: መሳፍንት masāfint, modern mesāfint, singular Ge'ez: መስፍን masfin, modern m...
Dukedom
Dukedom may refer to:
List of Grand Dukes of Russia
This is a list of those members of the Russian Imperial Family who bore the title Velikiy Knjaz (usually translated into English as Grand Duke, but more accurately Grand Prince). This courtesy title w...
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Sam Vimes
Samuel "Sam" Vimes is a fictional policeman from Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. Vimes is depicted in the novels as somewhere between an Inspector-Morse-type 'old-school' British policeman, and a ...
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